Pentecostal Healing

A form of ‘therapy’ in which a person or group enter a trance-like state, undergo convulsions, and speak in tongues
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He focuses on the faith homes started in the nineteenth century, largely by women; the intensely anti-medical Dowieites and their conflicts with the new coalition between public health and the Canadian legal system; and the rise of the spectacular and highly orchestrated pentecostal healing revivals of the 1920s, largely led by men.
Kimberly Ervin Alexander (Assistant Professor of Historical Theology, Church of God Theological Seminary, Cleveland Tennessee) explores the influence of the nineteenth-century healing movement and applies inductive reasoning in her examination of early Pentecostal periodical literature in Pentecostal Healing.
Margaret Lamberts Bendroth and Virginia Lieson Brereton (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2002), 237; Curtis, The Lord for the Body, 21; Cox, Fire from Heaven, 121; Gaston Espinosa, "'God Made a Miracle in My Life': Latino Pentecostal Healing in the Borderlands," in Religion and the Body, ed.
Bosworth was confidant and advisor to many of the leaders of the Pentecostal healing revival after World War II, including Oral Roberts, and Kenyon is viewed by many as the thinker most responsible for the "positive faith" teaching popularized by Kenneth Hagin and his disciples at the end of the twentieth century.
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